Comments on: Giant Origami http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/ The Intersection of Design & Motherhood Sun, 16 Mar 2014 09:23:53 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.1 By: kelli http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-296721 kelli Mon, 19 Sep 2011 23:52:19 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-296721 My son (5) has been obsessed with origami for much of the last year. He learned at a science night at the local elementary school to create 3d objects (like cubes, or more complex) out of simple flat folded shapes. We took some old architect’s vellum and trimmed it into 30″ squares, and made a cube with 10″ sides. He loves to follow the instructions in my books, and really likes Meenakshi Mukerjij’s books (http://www.origamee.net/).

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By: Kristen M. http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-291378 Kristen M. Sat, 20 Aug 2011 14:35:35 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-291378 My daughter (about the same age as Maude) made a similar giant crane a while back. She learned origami on her own from books and websites and is happily obsessed.

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By: sarah http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-290134 sarah Thu, 18 Aug 2011 06:04:34 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-290134 O my I am fifteen and I am absoulutly in love with Maude outfit!
But then again the Blairs are always an emensley fashionable group.

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By: Krystle http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-290031 Krystle Tue, 16 Aug 2011 18:45:07 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-290031 Those are so cute. I love the varying sizes. I think it would look great used on wall in a bedroom or as some type of mobile.

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By: Anne Evans http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-290023 Anne Evans Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:58:23 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-290023 I made origami crane garland for my wedding and it turned out beautiful! here is a link if anyone would like to see.
http://www.handcrafteddelights.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/12/img_4427small.jpg

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By: Barchbo http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-290021 Barchbo Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:14:51 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-290021 Maude is so talented!

I wanted to make a baby mobile of origami cranes but I am not talented. I bought one and sleep easily. If I had Maude’s talent I would try again!

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By: jemma http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-290007 jemma Tue, 16 Aug 2011 04:49:09 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-290007 Our friend made 2009 white origami cranes all by himself to propose to his chinese girlfriend, signifying they would marry in 2009. They used those cranes as decorations at their reception. Beautiful.

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By: Pamela Balabuszko-Reay http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-290004 Pamela Balabuszko-Reay Tue, 16 Aug 2011 03:18:32 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-290004 Last Christmas we decorated our church with white paper cranes. The entire front of the sanctuary was full of hanging cranes. Some were ginormous! It looked lovely and peaceful. Hours of folding by a team of people. It was one of my favorite holiday decoration themes we have ever had.

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By: Emily Ballard http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-290002 Emily Ballard Tue, 16 Aug 2011 02:05:26 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-290002 There are probably a hundred paper cranes hanging from the ceiling in the library at my kids’ school. The librarian’s daughter made them all!

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By: callie http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289999 callie Tue, 16 Aug 2011 00:56:43 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289999 What a beautiful results! What size paper did Maude use for the crane? I will be teaching my Year 4 students origami in the next few weeks as we are learning about how to write and follow procedures, and these would be EXCELLENT in my classroom (especially for my few students who have fine motor difficulties and would really struggle with the tiny versions). If you could let me know I’d really appreciate it!

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By: Mom in Mendon http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289994 Mom in Mendon Mon, 15 Aug 2011 23:14:10 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289994 Yeah, Maude! Bravo! Love you, Sweetie.

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By: Angel http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289993 Angel Mon, 15 Aug 2011 23:01:20 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289993 I made a origami crane mobile for my baby’s nursery. I used a fallen stick from the tree behind my house and ribbon to tie the cranes to the stick.

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By: Ellie A. http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289990 Ellie A. Mon, 15 Aug 2011 21:37:36 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289990 OH WOW! Don’t let my oldest see this. Last year when he learned how to make them lets just say I had a flock of them EVERYWHERE :) If he sees them this big I can only imagine although 1 really big one in my craft/playroom would be really cool!

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By: Andrea http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289984 Andrea Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:36:37 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289984 I adore that giant one! I made a whole flock of them for my classroom, and it looks AMAZING! The installation makes a huge statement.

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By: Rebecca - A Daily Something http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289983 Rebecca - A Daily Something Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:35:04 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289983 What a brilliant idea!!! Your children are so inspiring and creative! :)

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By: Margaret http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289980 Margaret Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:23:28 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289980 I love this idea! I remember making really tiny origami when I was a kid, but it seems much more fun to make giant origami!

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By: Heather http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289972 Heather Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:57:37 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289972 We must have been on the same wave lenght…I did a giant paper airplane posting on http://www.veryheatherly.blogspot.com :-)

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By: Robin Troxell http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289969 Robin Troxell Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:44:58 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289969 Maude is the coolest kid evah :-)

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By: Sarah http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289967 Sarah Mon, 15 Aug 2011 17:29:47 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289967 a few years ago there was a guerilla art installation in a railway tunnel in a particularly ugly part of London (that I called home!). You can see masses of cranes hanging in the tunnel here http://www.pipmothersill.com/index.php?/recent/exhibitions/

go maude!

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By: Cathi http://www.designmom.com/2011/08/giant-origami/comment-page-1/#comment-289965 Cathi Mon, 15 Aug 2011 17:20:39 +0000 http://www.designmom.com/?p=12913#comment-289965 Very cool indeed!!

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